The Physics of Music: Using Light to Study Sound

The Physics of Music: Using Light to Study Sound
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The Physics of Music: Using Light to Study Sound

The Physics of Music: Using Light to Study Sound
January 2012 in Tacoma

From clarinets and violins, to drums and cymbals, vibrations create the complex sounds that we hear from musical instruments. In this Science Café, join the University of Puget Sound's Rand Worland, Ph.D., to discover how he uses lasers to produce images of these vibrations and how differences in vibrations alter how we perceive sounds.

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